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Film ‘Shershaah’ to be screened in inflatable theatre at Himalayan Film Festival

The stunning landscapes of Ladakh are going to see the 1st edition of ‘The Himalayan Film Festival 2021’ (THFF) from 24th September to28th September as part of the celebrations of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ for celebrating 75 years of India’s Independence.

While ‘Shershaah’ directed by Vishnuvardhan shall be the opening movie, Ladakhi film ‘Shepherdess of the Glaciers’ directed by Christiane Mordelet and Stenzin Dorjai will be the closing movie. ‘Shershaah’ will be screened in the auditorium at the Sindhu Sanskriti Kendra and in Picturetime’s inflatable theatre. This Film Festival is being hosted by the Union Territory of Ladakh in India.

On Ladakh now experiencing the joys of watching films on the big screen and sharing his thoughts on the upcoming film festival in Ladakh, Sushil Chaudhary, Founder, and CEO, Picturetime asserts:

“The theatre we installed last month at the height of 11,562 ft where we screened ‘Bellbottom’, witnessed a mind-boggling response and now we are excited to work together with the Administration of UT Ladakh and participate in ‘The Himalayan Film Festival’, the highest altitude film festival in the world.”

Popular movies from the Himalayan states viz Assam, Sikkim, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Uttarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, and Ladakh besides Indian panorama selected movies will be showcased during the festival.

The Film Festival is being organized in association with the Directorate of Film Festivals under the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and will be held at the Sindhu Sanskriti Kendra at Leh. The administration of Ladakh has also collaborated with Picturetime (An inflatable cinema theatre company) to also screen movies in one of the Picturetime theatres. There will also be a competition section for short films and documentaries to recognize talented filmmakers in the Himalayan region of the country (India).

The Himalayan Film Festival shall play host to inspiring and interactive conversation sessions by film director, producer, editor, screenwriter, lyricist, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Anupama Chopra, and actress Kirti Kulhari.

While National Award-winning Indian film producer, writer, director, and editor who work predominantly in Hindi and Tamil cinema, Priya Krishnaswamy will conduct a session on editing, Nila Madhab Panda, Indian film producer and director will conduct a Masterclass on the direction.


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